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  • L.A. school district will double staff helping with iPad rollout

    L.A. school district will double staff helping with iPad rollout
    In response to problems with providing iPads to all students, teachers and campus administrators, the Los Angeles school system will double the number of people who will help with technical and instructional issues. Getting such aid to L.A. Unified...
  • L.A. Unified settles suit with student data software vendor

    L.A. Unified settles suit with student data software vendor
    The Los Angeles Unified School District paid $3.75 million Thursday to settle a lawsuit with the vendor of a software system designed to track attendance, grades, schedules and other student data, officials said. The agreement, which was disclosed by...
  • LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams

    LAUSD's cautious approach to heat creates issues for football teams
    At 3:12 p.m. on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Unified School District's athletics office sent an email to the athletic directors and assistant principals from its 83 schools informing them that all outside activities and practices were canceled because of...
  • Bickering between L.A. Unified leaders won't make schools better

    This would be a difficult period for Supt. John Deasy and the Los Angeles Unified School District even if he and the school board were intent on working together for the benefit of students. But these aren't the most cooperative of times, to put it...
  • Supt. Deasy is a distraction for LAUSD

    To the editor: Los Angeles Unified School District Supt. John Deasy got it right. At this point, the iPad scandal is not an internal LAUSD problem, it's a political issue. It became so from the instant that the public found out about emails that suggest a...
  • L.A. Unified students claim walkout over heat; district repairing A/C

    L.A. Unified students claim walkout over heat;  district repairing A/C
    As intense heat continued its stranglehold on the Los Angelse area, students from at least one high school said they walked out of class.   Teenagers at Franklin High School in Highland Park took to social media to document temperatures in their...
  • Let's hear it for school libraries

    To the editor: I was thrilled to read Rebecca Constantino's plea for school libraries. ("LAUSD's students need better libraries, not iPads," Op-Ed, Sept. 14) Just imagine 28 books — the state school library association standard — available...
  • L.A. school board OKs contract to destroy emails, raising concerns

    L.A. school board OKs contract to destroy emails, raising concerns
    The Los Angeles Unified School District took steps this week to enforce rules under which emails are deleted after one year, raising concerns about whether important public records would be destroyed in the process. The action comes two weeks after...
  • Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias

    Hearing opens on Crenshaw teachers' claims of anti-union bias
    Twelve former Crenshaw High teachers alleged during opening arguments in a labor hearing Wednesday that the Los Angeles Unified School District targeted and removed them from the campus in retaliation for their union activism. In 2012, the district...
  • L.A. Unified should rescind plan to delete year-old emails

    L.A. Unified should rescind plan to delete year-old emails
    The requirement that most emails at the Los Angeles Unified School District be destroyed after one year may not be legal under California public records law. But even if it is, it's a terrible policy. The emails that are now under so much scrutiny —...
  • Attorney for Supt. Deasy asks for L.A. school board emails

    Attorney for Supt. Deasy asks for L.A. school board emails
    An attorney representing Los Angeles schools Supt. John Deasy is seeking records that would explore possible links between school board members and technology vendors. The request opens a new front in the fallout over a contract between the L.A. Unified...